Submitted: 30 November 2020
Department: Anthropology
Institution: McMaster University
Job type: Full time
Apply by: 4 January 2021
Application URL:

McMaster University is pleased to announce a cohort hiring initiative of up to twelve appointments of emerging and established academics and scholars who will contribute to the advancement of Black academic excellence across all six McMaster Faculties. McMaster seeks candidates whose scholarship and scholarly work forefronts or contributes to any of the following disciplinary or interdisciplinary areas of teaching and research:

DeGroote School of Business: All areas of business with preference given to AI, Business Analytics, Socially responsible investing; Social entrepreneurship; Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion issues in business

Faculty of Engineering: All areas of interest, please see

Faculty of Health Sciences: Areas of priority include computational genomics, bioinformatics and immunometabolism; and clinical and/or population health research with a focus on understanding access to screening and health services for chronic diseases among marginalized populations in Canada and globally. We are also looking for an outstanding clinician who would focus on medical education and help lead the Department of Medicine’s efforts to increase equity and diversity. The latter is not a tenure-track position.

Faculty of Humanities: African Diaspora and/or Caribbean Literary or Cultural Studies; African and Black Art; Post-Colonial Studies; Critical Race and/or Black Feminist Studies; Law as it relates to race and racism; Linguistics: Syntax with an additional focus in morphology, semantics, and/or sociolinguistics.

Faculty of Science: All areas of Science, but with preference for Epidemiology of Racism (e.g., biological expression of racism, embodiment of racial inequality, racial inequities as social determinants of health); Racial inequality within the environment (environmental racism), and social and physical geography of racism.

Faculty of Social Science: Migration and Mobility; Racial Inequality within social institutions (e.g., health care, education, criminal justice system) and its implications on determinants of health and prosperity (e.g., physical and mental health, educational, labour market outcomes) and to various stratified social stations (e.g., care work); Local and Global Development Economics, trade, and globalization; race and its impact in health, labour, education; Critical Race Studies; Post Colonial Studies.

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